Joseph Mallord William Turner

Knaresborough Castle from the East, Looking to St John’s Church

1816

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 97 x 154 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D11040
Turner Bequest CXLIV 106

Catalogue entry

This sketch records the view from close to the east side of the keep of Knaresborough Castle, which dominates the left half of the view, panning right across the River Nidd and the High Bridge, to St John’s Church at the right, with Conyngham Hall in the distance below the horizon to the left of the church.
Verso:
Blank

David Hill
January 2009

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